Chez Damier ‎– I Never Knew Love

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KMS ‎– KMS 048
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Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM
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A1 I Never Knew Love (MK Club Mix)
Remix – MK*
A2 I Never Knew Love (Made In Detroit Mix)
B1 I Never Knew Love (Change Up Mix)
B2 Help Myself
Remix [Reconstructed By] – Carl CraigWritten-By – A. Bascom*, C. Damier*, D. Patel*

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Dedicated To: The Memory of my Father & Brother who are no longer with me. And the DJs who supported me.

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  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 6) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
KMS 048 Chez Damier I Never Knew Love(12", RE) KMS KMS 048 US 2003 Sell This Version
NWKT 64 Chez Damier I Never Knew Love(12") Network Records NWKT 64 UK 1992 Sell This Version
826194 243791 Chez Damier I Never Knew Love(4xFile, WAV) ITH Records 826194 243791 US 2015
KMS 048 Chez Damier I Never Knew Love(12", RE) KMS KMS 048 US Unknown Sell This Version
KMS 048 Chez Damier I Never Knew Love(12", RE, RM) KMS KMS 048 UK 2014 Sell This Version

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m44-7

m44-7

July 8, 2014
edited over 2 years ago
stay away from the recent repress - not only it sounds like a joke "mastered" from 128 kbps mp3 but there's 1 sec gap in the middle of help yourself.. if you want a laptop dj to sound better than you, this record will help you no doubt. Jokes aside, whomever is responsible for this repress, should be hanged upside down.
900reasons

900reasons

February 27, 2014
Made in Detroit mix is the one.

Soulful, groovin' masterpiece of music that just forces you to move. Shame its such a pain in the arse to mix.
acidforbreakfast

acidforbreakfast

February 24, 2014
Repress coming soon
restless

restless

February 11, 2014
edited over 3 years ago

In addition to the mighty "Help Myself", it's also about the blasting MK remix here, one of the great piano anthems of its times, both very driving and emotional.
Not as trippy and cut-up as MK's other highlights from that era, this one has that particular combination of a moving vocal melody and arrangements mixed with elegant Detroit techno dynamics in the drums and production, that make it a magnificent case of "garage techno" (together with some of Mad Mike's productions of the same period for instance), still relevant to this day.
TIM

TIM

January 2, 2012
Help myself put Chez Damier on the map for me when I first heard this in 1994. It's one of my most favorite deep house tracks. It never gets old and it never gets tired. It's timeless and its beautiful. Terrific working of the voice sample leads to the sublime part that really changes your expectation of the progression making every time you hear it as good as the first. Check out the reshape version on Mojuba.